Eagle/Indian Flask

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Object Name: 
Eagle/Indian Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.4.270
Dimensions: 
H: 22.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1875-1876
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; applied collar. Obverse: flying eagle with banner above an architectural framework which has a leafy branch supporting a small bird on either side. Reverse: tree at left; Indian shooting at center toward bird at right, sitting on a leafy frond. All on a rectangular frame. Inscription: "CONTINENTIAL" in frame below eagle; "CUNNINGHAMS &Co/ PITTSBURGH PA" below Indian.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
GII-142
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
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